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Andre Tippett's helmet

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12/08/2009

Andre Tippett wore this helmet during his Hall of Fame career.  The Class of 2008 enshrinee played his entire 11-season career with the New England Patriots. 

Tippett, the Patriots second-round selection in the 1982 NFL Draft led the AFC with 16.5 sacks and was named AFC Defensive Player of the Year during the team's Super Bowl season in 1985.  At the time of his retirement Tippett held the Patriots records for career sacks, sacks in a season, and opponent fumbles recovered.

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